Past Articles


How the Economy Has Been Twisted and Distorted

"You were grumpy and aggressive," said our better half. "No... I was just confused." "You're not that dumb." "Oh, yes I am." Yes, we are back in civilization, with all its constraints and discontents. To be more precise, we are in Boca Raton, Florida. Yesterday, my wife Elizabeth needed to get her computer fixed. So, we went to the...

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“They Eat the Eyes and the Tongue…”

Not much action yesterday – neither in stocks nor in gold. We're back from South America. We're toughened up....

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What Congress Isn’t Telling You about Its Welfare Programs

The facts just get curiouser and curiouser. Yesterday, the Fed continued its “taper” of QE – knocking $10 billion...

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Is Capitalism Doomed?

The Dow went up 87 points yesterday. Gold went nowhere. Our guess: Neither stocks nor gold knows where to...

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Eating Brains in Argentina

"It's called guadeado. You take the whole head... without the skin, of course. You dig a hole in the...

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“Don’t Go in There… The Bull Is Dangerous.”

We are being toughened up. Physically. Financially. Sentimentally. We already had to cinch our belt up a notch to...